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Cryptocurrency mined by hacking YouTube advertisements

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Credits: Deccanchronicle

This kind of mining is actually not good for the computers health as it drains the power resources, which in turn affects the performance.

YouTube advertisements were carrying cryptocurrency miners throughout this week. The software seems to have invaded the video […]

By |January 27th, 2018|Cyber News|

Hackers steal $530M from Japanese crypto exchange

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Credits: NYPost

A Japanese exchange has lost $530 million in cryptocurrency because of hacking, according to Japanese media reports.

The Coincheck exchange said on its website Friday that it had halted sales and withdrawals of the currency, which is called NEM. It later […]

By |January 27th, 2018|Cyber News|

Dutch spies ‘caught Russian election hackers on camera’

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Credits: Telegraph

Dutch spies reportedly broke into computers used by a Russian hacking group that interfered in the US election, even watching the Kremlin-backed outfit on their own office surveillance cameras.

In an extraordinary counter-espionage operation agents in the Netherlands penetrated the systems of […]

By |January 27th, 2018|Cyber News|

Is the Army ready to transform its missile defense force?

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Credits: DefenseNews

The Army is coming out with a new missile defense strategy this summer and the Pentagon is expected to release an overarching missile defense review in short order. Combined, the initiatives will guide the way the future air-and-missile defense force will operate.

New thinking about […]

By |January 27th, 2018|Cyber News|

Intel warns customers not to use its faulty Meltdown and Spectre patches – here’s why

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Credits: Ibtimes

Intel is warning customers, computer makers and cloud providers to avoid installing its Spectre and Meltdown patches — designed to address two high-profile security flaws in its chips — after it found the patches were not behaving as expected.

Intel disclosed […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cyber News|

Police struggle to keep pace with cyber thieves

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Credits: TheHindu

The city police have filed more than 1,000 cases of credit card fraud and over 2,000 cases of debit card fraud in the last two years. Yet, the police are unable to arrest the scammers or recover the money swindled.

Even […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cyber News|

Cyber fraud threatens integrity of PH banking system

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Credits: Manilatimes

A LITTLE over a week ago, social media was flooded with reports of livid customers, including many overseas Filipino workers (OFW), who claimed to have lost thousands of pesos from unauthorized transactions from their online bank accounts.

Two local banks made […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cyber News|

The Marine Corps Wants to Make Cyber More Like Special Ops

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Credits: Military

It’s not the kind of offer you’d expect the commandant of the Marine Corps to make.

“Anybody in here a hacker?” Gen. Robert Neller asked, looking around the basketball court at Marines crowded into a semi-circle, as afternoon sunlight streamed in. “If you […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cyber News|

The Top Five Global Cyber Security Threats for 2018

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Credits: CSO

In the year ahead, businesses of all sizes must prepare for the unknown so they have the flexibility to withstand unexpected and high impact security events. To take advantage of emerging trends in both technology and cyberspace, businesses need to […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cyber News|

A Spyware Company Audaciously Offers ‘Cyber Nukes’

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Credits: motherboard

As law enforcement agencies look to increase their digital capabilities with tools such as spyware, a plethora of companies are trying to cash in. One of those, an India-based firm called Aglaya, recently offered an eyebrow-raising, if likely exaggerated, product: what […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Cyber News|